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Colombia Tries To Get Farmers Away From The Cocaine Biz. How's That Going?

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Colombian sculptor Doris Salcedo (center) cleans a spill on the floor during the pre-inauguration of her peace monument titled Fragmentos (Fragments), for which she used metal melted-down from the weapons handed over by FARC guerrilla fighters to make the floor, in Bogotá on July 31. Diana Sanchez/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A farmer shows cocaine base paste, made from coca leaves in Colombia's Guaviare department in 2017. Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Colombia Is Growing Record Amounts Of Coca, The Key Ingredient In Cocaine

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Residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima burn tires and belongings of Venezuelan immigrants, after an attack on their makeshift camps. Isac Dantes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sombra, a drug-sniffing dog who works with Colombia's police, was relocated after a criminal organization put a price on her head. Twitter/Screenshot by NPR hide caption

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A Colombian chef turned social entrepreneur, Leonor Espinosa has made it her mission to revive traditional agriculture, ancestral foodways and culinary know-how among rural, mainly indigenous and Afro-Colombian people. Luis Acosta/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A young white rhino, drugged and blindfolded, is about to be released into the Okavango Delta in Botswana. It was relocated from South Africa to protect it from poachers. Neil Aldridge/World Press Photo hide caption

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A crowd waits to cross the border into Colombia over the Simón Bolívar bridge in San Antonio del Táchira, Venezuela, in July 2016. Ariana Cubillos/AP hide caption

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Venezuela's Deepening Crisis Triggers Mass Migration Into Colombia

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A FARC supporter waves a banner during the launch of Timochenko's presidential campaign in Bogotá, Colombia, on Saturday. The word for "liberty" in Spanish is stamped on his tie. Manuel Rueda for NPR hide caption

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A baby-food jar packed with gunpowder and ball bearings found in a field in La Venta, Colombia. Improvised explosive devices such as this were commonly used during the decades-long conflict between the FARC rebels and the Colombian government. Jason Beaubien/NPR hide caption

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Bombs In Baby Food Jars Are Just One Part Of Colombia's Land Mine Problem

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